Up at the Pump: The nation’s average price of gas has gone up almost $0.09

Gas Buddy says one of the biggest factors in fuel price increases depends on how quickly and effectively refiners can finish pre-summer maintenance.

If you have filled up the tank lately, you may have noticed prices going up at the pump, and that includes the lifeblood of most every farm operation.

The national average diesel price went up $0.10 cents last week. Gas buddy shows it is now averaging $4.09 per gallon. Despite the climb, that is still $0.38 cents lower than a year ago.

Gas Buddy says one of the biggest factors in fuel price increases depends on how quickly and effectively refiners can finish pre-summer maintenance.

West Texas Crude is inching toward $80, which would be the highest level since November.

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